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SIXFOLD LEAGUE - Terry the Tramp by arkeis-pokemon SIXFOLD LEAGUE - Terry the Tramp by arkeis-pokemon
This is my application for the SixFold League :iconsixfold-league:, a new Pokemon OCT group. All my friends are joining it, so I guess this is indirect peer pressure.

Name: Terrence "Terry" Chauncey
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Height: 5'9"


Terry is a man who has been feeling down in the dumps. Literally. He's homeless. A hobo, a tramp, a bum, a vagrant, a drifter. And he has been this way for over a decade. Life on the streets has shaped him in many ways. It has taught him to be resourceful and never let a good oppurtunity pass by. He is able to analyze multiple outcomes from any situation and choose the one that's best for him. This is how he has been able to survive on the streets for so long.

However, it also made him cautious. It gave him a survivalist mentality. He is always prepared for the worst and he rarely trusts anybody he meets. He set his mind to the notion that long as he avoids anything that might endanger his life, he will be all right.


Born and raised in Castelia City, Terry had an average life growing up. Although his parents weren't wealthy, they had just enough to get by. However one day, a tragic event occurred that changed his life. It was because of this event that Terry lost his home, his parents, and his entire future.

The aftershock of this event led Terry to wander the streets. He was still young, had no money, could not afford to go to college, and had no work experience so no one would hire him. His relatives didn't even live in Unova and most of his friends moved away. He was on his own, accompanied only by his Snivy.

Every day, he had to find some way to survive. He met some other homeless people who showed him how to live on the streets. Eventually, Terry got used to this lifestyle. As long he kept to himself, no one will bother him and he'll be all right. He doesn't have to pay any bills and he doesn't have to worry about going to work or raising a family. He is more carefree than most people in this city.

That is what he kept telling himself each night...

But one winter day, there was a terrible blizzard that blanketed the entire city with snow. Temperatures reached record lows and Terry was left stranded in the snow. He almost died that night and that was a huge wake-up call.

He can't live like this any longer. There must be a way out of this, somehow.

And an advertisement in the newspaper was his salvation. The Sixfold League was calling for participants. Surely this is the key to a new way of life for Terry. The odds are against him though. He only had two Pokemon at this point and both of them are unevolved. He knows a lot about Pokemon, but he has very little battle experience.

But still...even when considering all that, Terry still has to try. He MUST try no matter what.

So one night, he stowed away on a ship and sailed to a new land and hopefully, a new future.

Extra Information:

*He has four missing teeth. Two in the front and two in the back. The rest of his teeth are in poor condition. He just can't afford to visit the dentist.
*He may look old, but he's only 30. Life as a homeless person has made him look worn and weathered.
*The font used on this application is Hobo Std ;)


Name: Trevor
Species: Snivy
Gender: Male
Nature: Timid
Characteristic: Strong willed
Ability: Overgrow
Moveset: Tackle, Leer, Vine Whip, Leaf Tornado

Trevor is Terry's first Pokemon and was formerly a family pet used to keep Patrats and other pests out of their garden. It is over ten years old, but it still hasn't evolved yet mostly because it has very little battling experience. It only knows the most basic moves a Snivy can learn.
Due to living with Terry for so long, it has become disheveled just like his trainer. Both the leaf on its tail and the fronds on its neck are brown and wilted.

Name: Avi
Species: Archen
Gender: Male
Nature: Naive
Characteristic: Highly curious
Ability: Defeatist
Moveset: Quick Attack, Wing Attack, Double Team, Head Smash

One fateful day, Terry managed to help a Pokemon Breeder get out of trouble. He was rewarded with two Pokemon eggs. One of these eggs hatched into an Archen. Despite being only a few months old, Avi is surprisingly strong mostly due it's egg move, Head Smash.
Avi is curious and naive. In fact, he doesn't even realize that Terry is homeless or even the concept of what a "home" is. He only has two thoughts at any given time: "What's that thing over there", and "Can I eat it?"
Its wings are still underdeveloped, so it can't fly yet.

Name: Ruby
Species: Flygon
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
Characteristic: Proud of its power
Ability: Levitate
Moveset: Dragon Pulse, Supersonic, Thunderpunch, Hyper Beam

Another egg he received from the same Pokemon Breeder. He's had this egg for over half a year and it still shows no sign of hatching. What could be inside?
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Ultrarex123Ver-2 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Student Writer
Wow I'm surprised, not another Andor this time?
ProfessionalVillain Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Am I the only one who think os Jeff Bridges when I see this guy?

And in english that means that I think Terry is awesome!
Carminadelic Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Professional Filmographer
I just realized he is truly a bum-- and for some reason I find myself cheering for him and eager to watch him grab some moolah lift his life. I'm rooting for you, Terry! Live rich! Live rich! XDD Wow, he's exactly the type that Rufina looks down upon lmao
SHADOWSHAUN200 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I bet the egg is that blue turtle Pokemon I just forgoten it's name ^^;
Zoruleaf Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
SHADOWSHAUN200 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I think that might be it
Saskle Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Looks like a very interesting character, I'd love to see more of him!
TheTimePolice Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'LL MAKE A BETTER COMMENT LATER, BUT MY LOVE FOR THIS CHARACTER KNOWS NO BOUNDS. You have a knack for making characters with so much charm and a unique voice. ;u;
Loki-Wings Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
I like this guy a lot... xD GO BEARDED DRAGON HOBO!!!! OAO He looks lovely btw :love:
Trainer48 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
Oh yes Arkeis! It's awesome to see so many of us here! And I love Terry, such an awesome consideration. I completely await the day for that egg to hatch, and both Trevor and Avi look completely badass in your style, I love the little touches you've done like the orange fading of Trevor's tail-leaf and Terry's worn-out umbrella. Can't wait to see him in action! :D
V1chy Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Oh my goodness.
This is possibly one of the best characters I've seen in a long time. His story is so developed and sad. He most certainly needs a picker upper and a hug, the poor guy.
I'll be super eager to see how his story unfolds if you get enough time D:
eljochwa Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
Joaquin uses MEGA LOVE HUG!!!!!!! this guy is an amazing character!
Darvo-Frostlizard Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great character there, extremely well developped :3
Baltrix-Equatice Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
Oh my lord, you're joining this too O__O... excuse me as I go die of amazing....
GioFD Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All the feels... -sob
Eledora Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
A hobo for the medieval setting...this is such a cool idea 8D
BluYoshi9001 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He looks like Nic Cage... LOL. But in all honesty, he does need a hug.
Infinite-Carousel Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aw, poor guy, he looks like he needs the biggest hug ever. He'll sure be an interesting character to see in the league though.
tiakaneko Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'd take him in if I have to! ;w;
Kyuzeth Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
Very nice job and nice work on the background!
couldhavebeenking Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
I'm excited to see Terry in action! He's such a different character to what you normally see in OCTs. I can't want to see him grow through the tourney.
Also, that snivy <3
Legendarypikachu11 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
You got me at "Homeless". I love this guy. I just, asdsfg poor guy~ <333 Welcome to SXL! I'm sure turning his life around'll be a piece of cake since everyone is so nice here, myaa~ <:3
tttwigs Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Professional Writer
I always love your characters; however, I am extremely excited for this one--he is very different from the other OCT characters I have watched you grapple with and story tell for--I cannot wait to see what you do with him, and where he goes.
AkakuSanderson Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He's good looking for a homeless guy and those pokemon are cool. I like the way you draw.
Anya: aww your umbrella is broken. Here take mine! *gives umbrella* Have a good day!
LivewireSparks Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
Sounds like an interesting character and I wish him luck
OEmilyThePenguinO Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
my god, those pokemon look so cool!!
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